CHELSEA star Thiago Silva revealed he’s affected by a ‘horrible headache’ because of the Premier League’s ‘continuous aerial duels and really excessive tempo’.
The veteran Brazilian defender, 36, arrived at Stamford Bridge for free from Paris Saint-Germain over the summer and signed a one-year deal.
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Chelsea’s Thiago Silva has a ‘horrible headache’ from fixed duels within the fast-paced Premier LeagueCredit score: AFP or llicensors AFP or Licensors
As reported by The Athletic, Silva mentioned: “After my final two video games, I’ve had a horrible headache as a result of there are continuous aerial duels and a really excessive tempo of play.”
Chelsea’s final two Premier League matches have seen Frank Lampard‘s facet beat Sheffield United 4-1 and Burnley 3-0.
Silva headed home Chelsea’s third goal in a convincing rout of the Blades at residence that Lampard labelled his facet’s finest efficiency of the season.
It was his first objective for the Blues and marked a stable begin to his first few months in West London.
Silva captained the facet on his Prem debut towards promoted West Brom in September however acquired off to a horrific begin.
The Baggies extremely scored three targets in simply 30 first-half minutes to shock Silva and Co.
And the skipper on the day had a personal nightmare when his shocking slip allowed Callum Robinson to fireside West Brom’s second previous Willy Caballero.
However skilled Silva bounced again with three consecutive clear sheets in his subsequent three Prem appearances with wins over Crystal Palace and Burnley plus a draw at Outdated Trafford.
Silva has conceded 4 targets in 5 league video games, with three clear sheets and one objective.
He was rested for Chelsea’s Champions League recreation away at Krasnodar however began at residence towards Sevilla and Rennes – serving to his facet to a different two clear sheets.
The addition of former AC Milan star Silva and ex-Rennes shot-stopper Edouard Mendy has helped Lampard repair his leaky defence after his facet conceded probably the most targets within the high half of the Premier League final season.
And boss Lampard additionally revealed Silva is improving off the pitch after making positive strides forward in his effort to learn English.